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Best practices for preventing healthcare-associated infections HAIs

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

6 continuing medical education hours


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Our survey revealed critical gaps in Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) prevention within our facility:Lack of Awareness: Staff has limited understanding of HAIs' scope and impact, leading to inconsistent prevention practices.Training Deficiency: There's a need for comprehensive training on HAI risks, including hand hygiene and environmental cleaning.Monitoring Systems Gap: Our facility lacks robust systems to monitor HAI rates and effectiveness of prevention efforts.Leadership Engagement: Healthcare leaders are not actively championing HAI prevention, resulting in disjointed efforts. Resource Insufficiency: Shortages of PPE and antimicrobial agents hinder effective HAI prevention.Patient and Family Education Need: Patients and families require better education on their role in HAI prevention and infection control.


  • Recognize the scope and impact of HAIs based on statistical data.
  • Define the risks associated with HAIs in healthcare settings.
  • Analyze the clinical consequences of HAIs on patients and healthcare systems.
  • Formulate a comprehensive prevention plan for HAIs.
  • List the legal and ethical considerations related to HAIs.
  • Construct the role of healthcare leaders and staff in HAI prevention efforts.


By the end of this guide, you will have a deep understanding of HAIs, their risks, impacts, and best practices for prevention. You will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to contribute to a safer healthcare environment through effective HAI prevention strategies.

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